Contact: Melissa Van De Werfhorst
University of California - Santa Barbara
Caption: Three beams of light (red for infrared, yellow for visible light, and violet for ultraviolet) travel through a layer of SnO2. Absorption by the conduction electrons in the oxide reduces the intensity of the beams.
Credit: Hartwin Peelaers, UC Santa Barbara
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